Top 10 dual sim 3G phones in india

News Natasha Garyali 20:23, 27 Jun 2011

Know your mobile brings you the top 10 stylish dual SIM 3G phones in India

The 3G revolution is transforming the Indian urban-scape slowly and steadily. The popularity of this third generation technology which offers mobile users a unique multimedia experience through video calling, web surfing among others doesn't comes as a surprise. With more and more operators offering the 3G service, the demand for the mid-range feature rich 3G handsets will grow enormously. However ironically while there is potential in the Dual SIM + 3G market, not many manufacturers have forayed into this segment, with the exception of few domestic and international players. With the market for Dual SIM + 3G enabled mobile phones heating up, we are anticipating a slew of mobile phones offering this must-have combination.

Meanwhile here is the list of the Top 10 dual SIM + 3G phones that presently dominate this niche market right now.

Micromax Q80

Micromax Q80 is the recent entrant in the dual SIM and 3G market segment. Offering a pushmail service this business phone comes strapped with two cameras, a primary 3 mega-pixel camera and a secondary 0.3 mega-pixel camera, making it quite handy to make video calls. Micromax Q80 sports a bar form and comes with a 6.1 cms screen with a resolution of 320x240 and loaded with features like face and smile detection, NG pay (India's largest mall on mobile), Nimbuzz, newshunt, Bloomberg UTV, Snaptu and Burnout game. This ultra sleek and sexy business device comes with a 1200 mAH battery life that offers talk time of 5 hours and a standby time of 5 days. Equipped with a expandable memory of 8GB, Micromax Q80 is available for Rs 4,500 in India.

Samsung Star Duos B7722

Samsung Star Duos aka GT-B7722 is the world’s first 3G + 2G dual SIM touchscreen phone. Equipped with 250MB internal memory and microSD support that allows expansion up to 16GB, Samsung Star Duos provides excellent communication and connectivity options to the mobile users. Samsung Star Duos B7722 sports a TouchWiz 2.0 interface and a document viewer for Microsoft Office and PDF files, in addition to multi-language dictionary, Active Sync, MMS, e-mail, WAP and Phone Book memeory of 2000. Priced at Rs. 12,000, the device comes preloaded with Find Music, Sound Alive attributes and dedicated social networking widgets.

Spice QT-95

After the world's first 3G + 2G dual SIM we have India's first 3G-enabled dual SIM phone, Spice QT-95. Preloaded with TFT screen display, QWERTY track pad, a 3.2 megapixel digital camera, a front facing camera for video calling and dual expandable memory card slots, Spice QT-95 comes packed with a host of features like Facebook, Snaptu, Yahoo and Nimbuzz. The device comes equipped with a 1000 mAh battery and offers 2.5 hours of 3G talk time and 4 hours of GSM talk time. Users can further avail 150 hous of 3G standby time and 400 hours of GSM standby time on this device. Priced at Rs. 5499, Spice QT-95 is available in a brown color.

Motorola Glam

Powered by Android Froyo, Motorola XT800 aka Motorola Glam is a another popular device in this segment. The device has a 3.7-inch touchscreen capacitive display, 5-megapixel camera capable of 720p HD video capture with memory support extendable up to 32 GB. Motorola Glam supports both GSM and CDMA SIM, which comes in very handy as users can avail any telecom provider in the country. The device is also equipped with Bluetooth, WiFi, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Search, Maps, Gmail among other features. Priced at Rs.31,999, the device offers battery life upto 1390 mAh which gives mobile users a stand-by time of upto 100 h and a talk time upto 5 h 40 min.

Beetel TD-590

Beetel TD590 is a 3G+2.5G mobile from Bharti Airtel. A 2.4 inches TFT screen, 3.2 MP Camera, Secondary VGA Camera,Wireless FM Radio With Recording, the device also comes preloaded with a number of Internet and social networking apps.
Spice G6565

Whether you love to surf through the internet, enjoy streaming music videos, playing angry birds or just sharing stuff, Spice's G-6565 mobile phone packs in all. Another dual SIM, 3G+2G enabled phone, G-6565 packs in dual camera, Bluetooth technology, One Touch MP3 Player,  High Speed Data Access and more.

Sporting a 2.4’’screen, Spice comes in the dimensions of 115.6X 50.6X11.5 and weighs just 91.8g. Offering a battery life of 900 mAh, Spice G6565 provides a talk time of GSM:4 hrs and WCDMA: 3hrs and stand by time of :GSM:200 Hrs and WCDMA:150 Hrs. Priced at Rs. 9500, Spice G6565, has a memory card support capacity of 4GB.

Videocon V1705

Videocon V1705 comes in Dual Tone Black and Wine Red colors and has a clear display with smooth navigation flow to applications. Available for  Rs. 6,395, the device offers 3.2 Mega Pixel Camera, 3.5 mm Headset jack, Audio Recording, Currency Converter, Melody Composer and E-Book Reader along with  a Photo Editor and Slideshow, 3.5 mm Headset jack, MSN, Yahoo Messenger and Skype and more. The device sports a motion sensor that allow mobile users to change wallpapers or tracks by simply flicking the handset.

Spice G-6550

Spice G-6550 is a 3G dual-SIM stylish phone with video calling function. Its music features include stereo FM radio, music player, and 10 hours music playback time. Available for Rs 3,751, it also has a primary and secondary VGA cameras, video streaming ability, Java and WAP support, e-book reader, electric torch, and 4GB expandable memory.


A relatively lesser known, Celkon C 999 is also a Dual SIM 3g enabled phone which comes with a QWERTY keypad and options for video calls,mobile TV and online videos. Priced at just Rs 4,799, the mobile phone is a ideal choice for mobile users on budget.

Samsung DUOS 169

Samsung Duos W169 is a bar phone that operates at frequencies of CDMA 800 Mhz, GSM 900 / 1800 Mhz and comes equipped with a QCIF Display, TFT 262K Colors, VGA Camera with 12x Digital Zoom. Available for Rs. 4799, Samsung DUOS 169, offers excellent connectivity options through Bluetooth,USB, WAP, UPC Sync Application, Internet HTML Browser and java support. Sporting  2" screen, the device offers a talk time up to 270 min and a standby time up to 250 hrs.

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